Cub Swanson on loss: Frankie Edgar ‘exposed me’ at UFC Fight Night 57
Cub Swanson saw his three-year, six-fight winning streak come to an end when Frankie Edgar completely dominated him in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 headliner. Swanson simply “got exposed,” he said.
Swanson (21-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) was unable to prevent Edgar (18-4-1 MMA, 12-4-1 UFC) from taking him down, and he spent the majority of the contest on his back before succumbing to a fifth-round submission...
ONE FC 23 adds four bouts, including Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin
Next month’s ONE FC 23 event now has a full lineup of 10 contests after the promotion recently announced a handful of new additions.
The new additions include Eduard Folayang (14-4) vs. Timofey Nastyukhin (7-1), Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke (3-0) vs. Rene Catalan (0-1), Walaa Abas Mohamed Kamaly (2-1) vs. Ana Julaton (1-1) and Jujeath Nagaowa (1-0) vs. Tharoth Sam (2-0).
“ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way” takes place Dec. 5 at Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines. The event streams as an online pay-per-view in North America.
Josh Koscheck vs. Neil Magny targeted for UFC 184 in Los Angeles
After one full year away from competition, it appears Josh Koscheck (17-8 MMA, 15-8 UFC) is primed to make his return to the octagon.
MMAjunkie has learned from sources close to the UFC that promotion officials are targeting a welterweight bout between Koscheck and Neil Magny (13-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) for February’s UFC 184 event.
The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they are not publicly authorized to discuss such matters, indicated the bout has been offered to both fighters and at least one of the competitors has already offered verbal confirmation.
With the targeted addition to the card, UFC 184 now includes:
Champ Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort – for middleweight title
Champ Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano – for women’s bantamweight title
Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva
Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza
Josh Koscheck vs. Neil Magny
UFC Fight Night 57 Weigh In Results
The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" took place today (Fri., Nov. 21, 2014) from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
All fighters made weight without incident.
Complete UFC Fight Night 57 weigh in results are as follows:
145 lbs.: Frankie Edgar (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145.8)
155 lbs.: Bobby Green (155.4) vs. Edson Barboza (155)
125 lbs.: Brad Pickett (126) vs. Chico Camus (125.6)
265 lbs.: Jared Rosholt (240) vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk (235)
125 lbs.: Joseph Benavidez (125.6) vs. Dustin Ortiz (125.6)
155 lbs.: Matt Wiman (155.4) vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg (156)
265 lbs.: Ruslan Magomedov (246) vs. Josh Copeland (264)
185 lbs.: Luke Barnatt (185.4) vs. Roger Narvaez (185.4)
155 lbs.: James Vick (155.8) vs. Nick Hein (154.2)
155 lbs.: Yves Edwards (154.6) vs. Akbarh Arreola (155.6)
115 lbs: Paige VanZant (114.6) vs. Kailin Curran (115.6)
145 lbs.: Juan Manuel Puig (145.6) vs. Doo Ho Choi (145.8)